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Turn off your electronics: It is screen-free week

UNDATED (WKRC) -- Try turning off your tablet or phone. Screen-free week starts Monday.

Families are encouraged to trade in their digital entertainment for seven days. Instead of tapping away at the keyboard, try more playing, reading, and outdoor activities.

Screen-free week is organized by the campaign for a commercial-free childhood. The organization says screen time dominates the lives of too many kids, displacing other activities that are vital to childhood. Excessive screen time is linked to poor school performance, childhood obesity and attention problems.

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